Lilia is a married woman with three children. She is 56 years old and resides in Ozamis, Misamis Occidental, Philippines.
Lilia owns and operates a general store, selling a variety of different products to earn a living. She's been in this business for 30 years. Each month, she earns PHP 10,000 doing this type of business.
Lilia requested a loan of PHP 15,000 to purchase more products to resell. She has been a member of GDMPC for four years. In the future, she hopes to make an expansion to her business.
Gata Daku Multi-Purpose Cooperative (GDMPC) was founded in 1992 by 32 farmer-members to empower people by providing livelihood opportunities and other support services. Today, it has over 15,000 members located in upland, lowland and coastal regions of the Philippines, and offers credit, savings, education, and various social services.